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Groningen Engineering Center Start meeting

When:Tu 25-10-2016 10:00 - 15:30
Where:Academy Building (Broerstraat 5, Groningen)

The Start meeting will introduce the agenda of the Groningen Engineering Center as a platform for collaborative engineering research and education at the University of Groningen. The schedule of the meeting is available below.

Registration to the meeting is now closed. Companies interested in attending the Inauguration (13.00-14.00) and the Networking session for Engineering researchers at RUG and guest companies (14.15-15.30), please address your inquiry to Ms. Johanna Tinga . However, due to the closing of registration, we are not able to cater to requests for advertising space and/or support.

Programme meeting Groningen Engineering Center

10.00-11.00 Networking session for Engineering researchers at RUG (Coffee & Tea will be provided)
Posters and discussions

11.00-12.00 Noon session
Welcome speech: Prof. Dr. Ir. Jacquelien Scherpen, Chair Engineering Center Groningen
Keynote lecture: Prof. Dr. Ir. Bart van Wees, Spinoza winner 2016, Zernike Institute for Advanced Materials, University of Groningen. Title: "Interplay between engineering and fundamental research in nanoscience and nanotechnology"

12.00-13.00 LUNCH

13.00-14.00 Afternoon session
Inauguration: Prof. Dr. Sibrand Poppema, President of the University of Groningen, Prof. Dr. Jasper Knoester, Dean of the Faculty of Mathernatics and Natural Sciences
Keynote lecture: Dr Herry Nijhuis, new Director Technology Foundation STW. Title: “Addressing Societal Challenges by Engineering Science. Fund & Connect.”

14.00-14.15 COFFEE BREAK

14.15-15.30 Networking session for Engineering researchers at RUG and guest companies
Pitch of Prof. Dr. Iris Vis, Dean of Industry Relations, University of Groningen


The event will be followed by the inaugural lecture of Prof. Dr. Ir Jan Post, "Over navigatie in de toekomst van Smart lndustry” at 16.15, Aula Academy Building, Broerstraat 5, Groningen.

The address for the event is:
Academy Building (Broerstraat 5, 9712 CP Groningen)